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Faith Groups Join to Halve Poverty in 10 Years

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   By Katie Wright – Center for American Progress Action Fund November 5, 2010   There are 43.6 million Americans and 15.5 million children living in poverty today. These are crisis-level numbers and … Continue reading

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New 50 State ITEP Report: State Tax Policies CAN Help Reduce Poverty

From Citizens for Tax Justice (http://www.ctj.org):   September 28, 2010 1:53 PM ITEP’s (http://www.itepnet.org/) new report, Credit Where Credit is (Over) Due (http://www.itepnet.org/pdf/povertycredits0910.pdf), examines four proven state tax reforms that can assist families living in poverty. They include refundable state Earned Income Tax … Continue reading

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Take the Pledge to Cut Poverty in Half in Ten Years

From the Half in Ten Campaign (http://halfinten.org):   Poverty in America undermines our country’s economic strength, hinders our ability to compete, erodes the health of our communities, and limits opportunities for children and adults. It does not need to be … Continue reading

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